By Ashley Lodato, Arts Education Director – Methow Arts Alliance If you’ve ever read an essay inspired by a painting, or listened to a song prompted by a poem, or watched a dance influenced by a sculpture, then you’ve experienced ekphrasis. Ekphrasis is the practice of exploring a piece of art through the lens of a different medium, to… [Read More]
As part of its 20th anniversary celebration, the Icicle Fund is hosting two Artist-In-Residence events to celebrate the Conservation, History and Arts (CHA) of North Central Washington at the Methow River (April 24-26) and the Wenatchee River (September 25-27). The goal of the residencies is to honor, celebrate and record the unique environmental aspects of each location, inspired by revisiting past work created by poet William Stafford in the Methow (1993) or Watershed Artists in the Wenatchee (2001).
Doing business in the Methow can be challenging! As part of TwispWork’s mission to support economic sustainability, TwispWorks would like to invite you to four Business Conversations focused around the needs of employers and employees. Last year TwispWorks partnered with the University of Washington to understand the real cost of living in the Methow with the Self-Sufficiency Standard and… [Read More]
Didn’t get a chance to experience our Methow Dancing with Your Stars on Saturday night? Well luckily videographer Cristina Woodworth filmed each performance. Now you can cheer and vote from your home screen. (Please note that Methow Arts does not own the rights to the music in these videos.) Announcing our stars: Reigning champ Tori Karpenko… [Read More]
Okanogan High School’s twelfth annual Poetry Out Loud competition will be held Thu, Jan 16, at 7pm at Okanogan High School. Competing for cash prizes and the chance to advance to the regional contest in Spokane will be school finalists Allie Eylar, Anna Arroyo, Madeline Luther (2019 POL WA State champion), Karina Torres, Malina Weigel,… [Read More]